Both the Platinum Card® from American Express and the American Express® Gold Card offer valuable rewards on purchases, along with large welcome bonuses and useful benefits.
Both cards also have a few annual statement credits that can offset their annual fees.
Given the similarities, we’ve laid out the differences to help you pick the best card for you.
American Express refreshed and relaunched its Gold Card in late 2018, giving it new benefits and rewards — many of which are dining-focused — in an effort to make it a stronger competitor in an increasingly crowded credit card market.
That relaunch followed a refresh of the Amex Platinum Card, which also brought improvements and new benefits like 5x point earnings on flights booked directly with airlines or with Amex.
What’s the difference between the Amex Gold and the Amex Platinum?
Both cards have tangible benefits like annual statement credits that make up for the annual fee, but there are some pretty significant differences between them. The Amex Platinum is the more premium of the two cards — it has a $550 annual fee compared to a $250 annual fee for the Amex Gold. …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Life